Q. With reference to Sun Temple of Modhera consider the following statements:
1.It is situated on the bank of the river Pushpavati.
2.The temple complex is built in Maru-Gurjara style.
3.The temple was built by the Pala ruler Maravarman Rajasimha II.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Sun Temple of Modhera is located in Gujarat. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to the solar deity Surya. It is situated on the bank of the river Pushpavati. The temple complex is built in Māru-Gurjara style (Solanki style).
Statement 3 is incorrect. It was built after 1026-27 CE during the reign of Bhima I of the Chaulukya dynasty (Solanki dynasty).